Royal Canadian Artillery, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery - Roll of Honour 1939-47

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  1. Buteman

    Buteman 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA Patron

    Name: FRANCIS, GORDON JOSEPH
    Rank: Lance Bombardier
    Service No: B/98174
    Date of Death: 11/02/1945
    Age: 31
    Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Artillery
    Unit: 6 Lt. A.A. Regt.
    Grave Reference: XXV. C. 14.
    Cemetery: GROESBEEK CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY
    Additional Information: Son of William E. and Alice Francis, of Toronto, Ontario; husband of Eleanor Francis, of Toronto.

    Headstone photo from Flikr & photo from Vets Affairs of Canada.

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  2. Buteman

    Buteman 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA Patron

    Name: ROBINSON, ROBERT MORTON
    Rank: Gunner
    Service No: B/22061
    Date of Death: 26/03/1945
    Age: 23
    Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Artillery
    Grave Reference: XXV. B. 5.
    Cemetery: GROESBEEK CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY
    Additional Information: Son of Gerald Morton Robinson and Ethel Robinson; husband of Jessie A. M. Robinson, of Aberdeen, Scotland.

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  3. Buteman

    Buteman 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA Patron

    Name: FOX, EUGENE ARNOLD
    Rank: Gunner
    Service No: G/3058
    Date of Death: 09/03/1945
    Age: 31
    Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Artillery
    Unit: 5 Field Regt.
    Grave Reference: XXI. H. 12.
    Cemetery: GROESBEEK CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY
    Additional Information: Son of Warden and Hattie Fox; husband of Phyllis Helen Irene Fox, of Bexhill, Sussex, England.

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  4. Buteman

    Buteman 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA Patron

    Name: MORTON, WILLIAM ALVIN
    Rank: Gunner
    Service No: M/66505
    Date of Death: 09/03/1945
    Age: 28
    Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Artillery
    Unit: 5 Anti-Tank Regt.
    Grave Reference: XXI. G. 16.
    Cemetery: GROESBEEK CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY
    Additional Information: Son of Arthur Tubman Morton and Hazel May Morton; husband of Florence Morton, of Port Moody, British Columbia.

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  5. Buteman

    Buteman 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA Patron

    Name: CARPHIN, CYRIL
    Rank: Gunner
    Service No: D/6026
    Date of Death: 06/03/1945
    Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Artillery
    Unit: 5 Field Regt.
    Grave Reference: XXI. G. 14.
    Cemetery: GROESBEEK CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY

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  6. Buteman

    Buteman 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA Patron

    Name: MALLEY, ANDREW JOSEPH
    Rank: Gunner
    Service No: G/8054
    Date of Death: 06/03/1945
    Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Artillery
    Unit: 5 Field Regt.
    Grave Reference: XXI. G. 12.
    Cemetery: GROESBEEK CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY

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  7. Buteman

    Buteman 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA Patron

    Name: AHLWARDT, A D
    Rank: Gunner
    Service No: M/7630
    Date of Death: 26/02/1945
    Age: 22
    Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Artillery
    Unit: 6 Anti-Tank Regt.
    Grave Reference: XXI. G. 1.
    Cemetery: GROESBEEK CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY
    Additional Information: Son of Herman A. and Edith M. Ahlwardt, of Olds, Alberta.

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  8. Pieter F

    Pieter F Very Senior Member

    I was curious about 2 men of 1 Anti-Tank Regt, RCA who died shortly after hostilities ended.

    Name: TEDCASTLE, BRUCE JAMES
    Nationality: Canadian
    Rank: Gunner
    Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Artillery
    Unit Text: 27 Battery, 1 Anti-Tank Regt.
    Date of Death: 13/05/1945
    Service No: B/110399
    Grave/Memorial Reference: Grave 15.
    Cemetery: OEGSTGEEST PROTESTANT CHURCHYARD

    The war diary states that he accidently shot and killed himself whilst on guard duty at a German Petrol Dump.

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    His headstone at the Oegstgeest Protestant Churchyard.

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  9. Pieter F

    Pieter F Very Senior Member

    The 2nd man drowned in a canal, leaving a wife and 2 children back in England.

    Name: MAHANEY, WILLIAM HAYWARD
    Nationality: Canadian
    Rank: Gunner
    Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Artillery
    Unit Text: 51 Battery, 1 Anti-Tank Regt.
    Date of Death: 30/05/1945
    Service No: K/72665
    Additional information: Son of Hayward and Isabel Mahaney; husband of Mary Ann Mahaney, of Kiltarlity, Inverness-shire.
    Grave/Memorial Reference: Grave 16.
    Cemetery: OEGSTGEEST PROTESTANT CHURCHYARD

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    His headstone at the Oegstgeest Protestant Churchyard.

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  10. Buteman

    Buteman 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA Patron

    Name: ACKER, GORDON WILLIAM
    Rank: Gunner
    Service No: F/78400
    Date of Death: 06/10/1944
    Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Artillery
    Unit: 5 Field Regt.
    Grave Reference: 12. H. 11.
    Cemetery: BERGEN-OP-ZOOM CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY


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    Buteman 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA Patron

    Name: AMY, FREDERICK KEITH
    Rank: Major
    Date of Death: 29/10/1944
    Age: 32
    Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Artillery
    Unit: 5 Field Regt.
    Grave Reference: 10. A. 6.
    Cemetery: BERGEN-OP-ZOOM CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY
    Additional Information: Son of Raulin William and Matilda Clark Amy, of Quebec City.



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  12. Buteman

    Buteman 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA Patron

    Name: ANDREW, ALFRED EDWIN
    Rank: Bombardier
    Service No: H/59628
    Date of Death: 16/10/1944
    Age: 27
    Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Artillery
    Unit: 6 Field Regt.
    Grave Reference: 9. F. 11.
    Cemetery: BERGEN-OP-ZOOM CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY
    Additional Information: Son of Edwin A. and Blanche Andrew.

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    Buteman 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA Patron

    Name: BORGFORD, ALBERT
    Rank: Lance Bombardier
    Service No: B/44288
    Date of Death: 14/10/1944
    Age: 40
    Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Artillery
    Unit: 2 Anti-Tank Regt.
    Grave Reference: 10. D. 4.
    Cemetery: BERGEN-OP-ZOOM CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY
    Additional Information: Son of Albert Goodman Borgford and Alice Victoria Borgford, of New Liskeard, Ontario.

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    Buteman 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA Patron

    Name: BOURNE, CECIL DUFFIN
    Rank: Gunner
    Service No: L/57710
    Date of Death: 13/10/1944
    Age: 26
    Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Artillery
    Unit: 2 Anti-Tank Regt.
    Grave Reference: 1. E. 7.
    Cemetery: BERGEN-OP-ZOOM CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY
    Additional Information: Son of Reginald S. and Celia Pearl Bourne, of Kindersley, Saskatchewan.

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    Buteman 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA Patron

    Name: BRIDGES, LAWRENCE
    Rank: Gunner
    Service No: B/6481
    Date of Death: 10/10/1944
    Age: 31
    Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Artillery
    Unit: 2 Anti-Tank Regt.
    Grave Reference: 9. D. 6.
    Cemetery: BERGEN-OP-ZOOM CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY
    Additional Information: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Bridges; husband of Edith Mary Bridges, of Brantford, Ontario.

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    Buteman 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA Patron

    Name: COULTHARD, LEONARD HORN
    Rank: Captain
    Date of Death: 06/10/1944
    Age: 34
    Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Artillery
    Unit: 4 Field Regt
    Grave Reference: 8. C. 2.
    Cemetery: BERGEN-OP-ZOOM CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY
    Additional Information: Son of Leonard and Annie Coulthard, of Edgbaston, Birmingham, England.

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    Buteman 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA Patron

    Name: CREIGHTON, IVAN DONALD
    Rank: Lance Bombardier
    Service No: M/65141
    Date of Death: 24/10/1944
    Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Artillery
    Unit: 5 Anti-Tank Regt.
    Grave Reference: 2. B. 5.
    Cemetery: BERGEN-OP-ZOOM CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY

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    Buteman 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA Patron

    Name: DAVIS, KENNETH W.
    Rank: Gunner
    Service No: C/42759
    Date of Death: 27/12/1944
    Age: 25
    Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Artillery
    Unit: 5 Anti-Tank Regt.
    Grave Reference: 9. E. 11.
    Cemetery: BERGEN-OP-ZOOM CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY
    Additional Information: Son of Henry and Marion Davis, of Perth, Ontario.

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    Buteman 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA Patron

    Name: DESJARDINS, RUSSELL MAURICE
    Rank: Bombardier
    Service No: A/59298
    Date of Death: 02/11/1944
    Age: 24
    Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Artillery
    Unit: 5 Anti-Tank Regt.
    Grave Reference: 7. A. 12.
    Cemetery: BERGEN-OP-ZOOM CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY
    Additional Information: Son of Israel and Ida Desjardins, of Windsor, Ontario.

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    Buteman 336/102 LAA Regiment (7 Lincolns), RA Patron

    Name: FINNIE, JAMES C.
    Rank: Lance Sergeant
    Service No: M/64
    Date of Death: 08/10/1944
    Age: 24
    Regiment/Service: Royal Canadian Artillery
    Unit: 2 Anti-Tank Regt.
    Grave Reference: 4. B. 6.
    Cemetery: BERGEN-OP-ZOOM CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY
    Additional Information: Son of William and Margaret Finnie; husband of Mary Finnie, of Dumfries, Scotland.

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